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Marquette Man Appointed To State Port Committee

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette man has been appointed by Governor Rick Snyder to serve on a state advisory committee dealing with lake port issues. Former Marquette City Manager and current Marquette County Board candidate Bill Vajda has been appointed to the Michigan Port Authority Advisory Committee. The nine-member board […]

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Cliffs 3rd Quarter Earnings Down For 2016

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Cliffs Natural Resources is reporting a loss in their third-quarter results for this year. The company recorded a net loss of $28 million this year compared to net income of $6 million recorded in the same quarter of last year. Cliffs reported consolidated revenues of $553 million […]

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Gwinn Woman Arrested For Embezzlement

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Gwinn, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Forsyth Township Police say a Gwinn woman has been arrested on a felony charge of embezzlement. 44-year-old Tracy Marie Spruitenburg was arrested Monday on a warrant authorized by the Marquette County Prosecutor for Embezzlement by an Agent or Trustee of $1,000 or more but less than $20,000. […]

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UPAWS Launches Fundraising Campaign For New Facility

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter has launched their effort to raise funds for a new facility. The “Imagine the PAWSibilities” Campaign for an Animal Community Center hopes to raise $3.7 million to build a new facility in Sands Township, next to the county fairgrounds. UPAWS says […]

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Drug Take-Back Day A Success

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at Regional Dispatch in Negaunee Township say they collected 40 pounds of prescription medications last weekend. The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day was held on Saturday. The effort provides a safe venue for disposing unwanted and expired meds with no questions asked. All 30 State […]

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Delta County Teen Injured In Rollover Crash

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Escanaba, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – One person was injured in a weekend rollover traffic accident in Escanaba. The Delta County Sheriff’s Department says a 16-year-old Gladstone male was driving on US-2 near the Buck Inn restaurant just after 2:00 a.m. yesterday when he fell asleep at the wheel. His vehicle went off […]

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Body Of Downstate Woman Found In Chippewa County

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Chippewa County, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The investigation is continuing today after a body was found this weekend in Chippewa County. State Police say the body of 42-year-old Allyson Motylinski-Jenkins of downstate Maybee was found around 11:15 Saturday morning on the beach near the Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum in Whitefish Township. The […]

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Casperson Land Management Bill Passes State Senate

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Legislation reforming management of state owned land by the Department of Natural Resources has been approved in the state Senate. The bills, authored by State Senators Tom Casperson of Escanaba and Darwin Booher of downstate Evart, make reforms in four areas. They require the state to make […]

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Fatal Menominee County Crash Under Investigation

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Gladstone, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Gladstone Post are investigating a fatal traffic crash last night in Menominee County. It happened around 8:30pm, central time, on US2/41 just west of the 557 intersection in Harris Township. Witnesses said a westbound pickup, driven by 84-year-old Wayne Miller of Spaulding, crashed […]

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Dianda Chides Democrats For Assault Weapon Legislation

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Upper Michigan lawmaker is criticizing his State House Democratic colleagues for legislation making owning an assault weapon a felony. 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda of Calumet says the bills, introduced this week by downstate Democrats, are out of touch with U.P. values. One of the […]

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